Katie Hrinyak


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank


Katie Hrinyak joined GG+A in January 2015 as a Consulting Associate.

Prior to joining GG+A, Katie served as Senior Associate Director of Prospect Research for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she was involved in hiring, training, and managing research staff; major and principal gift solicitation support; and alumni outreach. In this position, she created new methods to better track and engage alumni and developed a relationship mapping process to assist fundraising staff in securing meetings with hard-to-reach prospects. She also participated in the advancement office’s semiannual Annual Fund calling, soliciting the most gifts and largest gift in 2014.

Katie first joined the University of Chicago’s advancement office in 2006 as Assistant Director of Prospect Research. Her work included identifying potential prospects and performing research and financial analysis on prospect pools. She also wrote briefings for the University president and other high-level staff and identified high-capacity parents of students to serve on the inaugural Parent and Family Leadership Council.

Katie holds a Master of Arts in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in History from the College of William and Mary. She was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society and was awarded the distinction of Monroe Scholar. She has also served as a docent at the Evanston History Museum. Currently, she is a Class Agent for the College of William and Mary.

  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • The City University of New York
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Drexel University
  • The Johns Hopkins Institutions
  • Kenyon College
  • Memorial Hermann Foundation
  • Middlebury College
  • University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
  • University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts
  • University of Minnesota Foundation
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • University of San Diego
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale University
  • Yale University School of Medicine
Areas of Expertise
  • Higher Education Fundraising
  • Prospect Research

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